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A Concise Discussion of Headache Types, Part 3: Migraine

Author(s):  Williams LaVonn A, Allen Loyd V Jr

Issue:  Jul/Aug 2012 - Volume 16, Number 4
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Abstract:  Understanding the complexity of migraine is not a simple procedure. Migraine is a neurological disease, like epilepsy; an extremely debilitating collection of neurological symptoms. This article, which is a conclusion of a three-part article, discusses the triggers of and treatment for migraine, to include formulations. Also included in this article are brief introductory comments on the topic of pediatric headache. A more detailed article on pediatric headache/migraine will be published in a future issue of the International Journal of Pharmaceutical Compounding.

Related Keywords: LaVonn A. Williams, Loyd V. Allen Jr., PhD, RPh, migraine, headache, triggers, diagnostic imaging, pain relief, pain control, analgesia, analgesics, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, NSAIDs, formulations, ergot derivatives, nonselective 5-hydroxytriptamine-1 receptor agonists, 5-HT1 agonists, triptans, dihydroergotamine mesylate, prochlorperazine, cafergot, metoclopramide, ergotamine tartrate, suppositories, nasal spray, sublingual tablets, transdermal gel, topical administration, caffeine, meloxicam, promethazine, children, dosage forms, prevention, dietary supplementation, nutritional supplements, beta-blockers, anticonvulsants


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